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Re: Problem on MAC address

On Fri,19.Sep.08, 13:43:27, Stephen Liu wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Debian Etch (both Host and Guest)
> Xen
> On cloning disk.img I suppose it also copies the MAC address of the
> original image to the new image resulting in "ping hostname" unable to
> find the new hostname.
I have no experience with Xen, but I see absolutely no connection 
between a disk image and the MAC of a network interface...

> # nano /etc/network/interfaces
> making following change
> iface eth0 inet static
>  address = mac 00:16:3e:0a:c0:fb
>  gateway
>  netmask
> Remark:-
> Also tried;
>  address = MAC of mac 00:16:3e:0a:c0:fb
>  address = 00:16:3e:0a:c0:fb
>  address = MAC of 00:16:3e:0a:c0:fb
> None of them worked.

Read 'man interfaces', especially about the 'hwaddress' option.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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